By Huehns Funeral Home
Sarah Grace (Hackbardt) Smith “Sally”, 97, of Sister Bay, WI, passed Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at Good Samaritan Society Scandia Village.
She was born October 22, 1919, the daughter of the late Walter and Mary (Hertzler) Pugh in Bedford County, Colerain Township, PA. Following her graduation from East Hempfield High School in Lancaster County, PA in 1937, Sally received her degree in Business at Catabaw College in 1941. She was a secretary for a while and worked for General Motors during the war where she met her first husband, Alfred D. Hackbardt who she married in 1947. He passed July 19,1967. Sally met Charles E. Smith at a dance and married him in 1970. He passed in November 22, 2003. Sally was primarily a loving, fun, joyful wife, mother, homemaker, friend, and servant of God for her whole life.
She was an active member of Lakewood Village Community Church in California and then Clayton First United Methodist Church in Clayton, GA before moving to Door County. Sally was a talented artist of watercolor and oil medium. She loved playing golf, bridge, and entertaining.
Sally’s love will live on in the hearts of daughter, Rev. Carol L. Hackbardt of Sister Bay; one stepson; nieces and nephews; and many, many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Alfred D. Hackbardt and Charles E. Smith; and two sisters and brothers-in-law, Nancy (John) Pfeiffer and Molly (Russ) Dobbins.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Sister Bay. Friends may call at St. Luke’s on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. A time of fellowship and refreshment will follow at St. Luke’s.
Interment will be in the family North Ensley Cemetery in Michigan.
In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be donated to Good Samaritan Society Scandia Village in Sister Bay or Clayton First United Church in Clayton, GA.
Huehns Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Sturgeon Bay, WI is assisting the family. Condolences and guestbook signing may be offered at www.huehnsfuneralhome.com.